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Jul 31, 2010 7:30pm EDT
mission to the german weekly. he quote, loved crushing, unquote. u.s. officials believe the pakistani and afghanny operatives working in tandem locally with u.s. intelligence now face serious threats to their own safety. he claims he withheld publishing over 15,000 pages to doubts over information security. again, apparently he believes that operatives named in the documents have nothing to fear. >> there is a military argument for keeping some information secret. ity leaks website creates danger for human sources who supply information to the cia, is there any other damage from wicky leaks to u.s. intelligence efforts in afghanistan? >> there's afghans in there, john, who have been named and who have been identified as to where they live. those people are in danger right now of being murdered and their families of being murdered. critics on this panel, i would think, and opponents of the afghan war. this man is a saboteur of american foreign policy and of the war effort and i think this is deeply damaging and the people that did this aught to be prosecuted to the full extent of the l
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Jul 9, 2010 4:00am EDT
. maybe the most coveted free agent in u.s. sports history. james said he didn't make up his mind until just before last night's announcement. >> i'm going to take my town to south beach and join the miami heat. >> the announcement set off wild celebrations in miami and anger in cleveland, where former fans burned james' number 23 cavaliers jersey. >> that's the absolute worst decision ever. queen james, not king james. >> reporter: james insists he never wanted to leave the cavaliers but decided it was time to move on. by signing with miami, he left more than $30 million on the table in cleveland and he joins his former olympic teammates dwyane wade and chris bosh, forming a super trio james says gives him the best chance to win a championship. >> it's going to give me the best opportunity to win and to win for multiple years. and not only just to win in the regular season or just to win five games if a row or three games in a row. i want to be able to win championships. and i feel like i can compete down there. >> reporter: the cavaliers' owner dan gilbert is outraged. he said he neve
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Jul 4, 2010 11:30am EDT
, they got it now. several key economic indicators now show that the tough times for the u.s. economy may not be over. item, u.s. consumer confidence down falling by nearly 10 points from last month. big drop. item, u.s. employment down. weekly jobless claims rose by over 10,000. item, u.s. home sales down. previously occupied homes sales fell to the lowest level on record. item, u.s. stock market down. now below 10,000. >>> some analysts see the troubling news as an omen, a double-dip recession. namely, a recession defined by a period without economic growth followed by a period with economic growth followed by a period without economic growth. a recession with a le dip or even worse, another depression. >> question, are we headed for a double dip recession or will for a double dip. it's hard to do a dip when the fed is so loose. what is interesting about this, john, the economy over the last year, you average it out, growing 3 or 4 percent. productivity is looking good. what we would have is a big government recovery. you have businesses battening down, afraid to hire and put people
CBS
Jul 7, 2010 6:30pm EDT
group of russian prisoners traded for the ten alleged spies recently arrested in the u.s. his brother says sutyagin was suddenly transferd from a remote prison to a moscow cell. >> an international spy swap. >> reporter: while a russian television newscast trumpeted an imminent exchange, no official swap has been announced. the white house swatted away questions. >> this is, as we've said earlier, law enforcement matter. >> reporter: sources say it's likely spy deal will get done as u.s. and russian negotiators work out the details. in a possible precursor, the alleged spy arrested in virginia and boston were transferred to new york. all ten suspects will be in court there tomorrow. >> what the tea leaves seem to suggest is that you have a bundling of the individuals and the issues so that if there is a deal to be struck it can be struck quite effectively and efficiently. >> reporter: sources say a spy exchange could be a tidy ending to what's become a bit of a diplomatics me. the arrest of the ten alleged russian agents came just days after the so-called hamburger summit desi
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Jul 28, 2010 7:00pm EDT
illegal immigrants from the u.s. and today, we learned nearly 90 illegal immigrants wanted in connection with a variety of crimes were arrested during a three-day sweep in northern virginia and dc last month. all 87 had committed crimes or ignored orders to leave this country. the u.s. marshal service and the u.s. immigrations officials all took part in that operation. >> meantime, arizona's brand- new immigration law is set to take effect tomorrow, but it will do so without some of its mor controversial provisions. samantha hayes has more on a u.s. district judge's decision to block key parts of that measure. >> just a day before arizona's controversial immigration law goes into effect, a u.s. district judge has issued a ruling. applauded by the obama administration temporarily blocking the most con ten shows provision of the new law. arizona governor who signed the law in april says the preliminary injunction will be appealed. >> it's a pump in the road. we knew regardless of what happened today, one side or the other side was going to appeal. so this begins the process. >>
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Jul 20, 2010 4:00am EDT
president. now he hasn't always had an easy relationship with the u.s., but clinton went out of her way it to show hamid karzai respect. even as she embraced the afghan government's effort to step up and take control of the country, clinton reminded delegates that there's still much work to be done. >> we have no intention of abandoning our long term mission of achieving the kind of afghanistan that president karzai set forth in his speech. >> reporter: afghan president hamid karzai said his government was toward take more control of the war against insurgents and also the billions of dollars of foreign aid flowing in to afghanistan. but with greater control comes greater responsibility. afghanistan is one of the most corrupt countries in the world and delegates from more than 60 different countries are demanding the afghan government cleans up its act. the secretary of state was delivering a delicately balanced message. on one hand promising the u.s. has a long term commitment to the afghan cause. on the other, reminding everyone that president obama would like it see u.s. troop nu
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Jul 11, 2010 6:00pm EDT
cup, defeating the neatherlands in the soccer finale as fans here in the u.s. celebrate. and to kill a mockingbird, the 50th anniversary of harper lee's bestselling novel and the town that inspired it. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with russ mitchell. >> mitchell: and good evening. there are high hopes this sunday in the gulf, on this day 83 of the oil spill. b.p. says it hopes to completely cap the gushing well by mid-week, but the company is not making any guarantees. here's the latest: a navy blimp has begun to look for oil and distressed wildlife in the gulf. oil continues to flow tonight as b.p. crews work on the new containment system, and the obama administration says it is optimistic that new system will work. mark strassmann has the latest this evening from grand isle, louisiana. mark, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, russ. b.p. is now staying by wednesday its new cap could stop this spill, a seal so tight not one drop of oil would escape. but for now every new drop is gushing into the gulf. now this is a runaway well. b.p.'s gusher,
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Jul 28, 2010 4:00am EDT
billion in assets and set aside $32 billion more to cover the costs of the largest oil spill in u.s. history. and bp says it will claim a tax credit for the cost of the clean upand that could cost taxpayers about $10 billion. betty, we'll see how that goes over. >> yeah, with we shall see. tara mergener joining us live in washington. thank you. >>> also in the gulf of mexico, workers are battling a new oil spill. 100-foot plume of oil and natural gas is spewing from a well head just off the louisiana coast after being struck by a passing barge on tuesday. clean-up crews already in the area laid boom around the site and it's hoped the well can be recapped quickly. >>> after months of delay in congress an emergency military funding bill is on its way to president obama. mr. obama asked for the nearly $59 billion measure in february. mostly to pay for the extra 30,000 u.s. troops he sent to afghanistan. passed by the house tuesday, it pushes the cost of the wars in iraq and afghanistan to over $1 trillion. >>> and as the cost of the afghanistan war mount, public support for it continue
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Jul 12, 2010 5:00pm EDT
bombing and the death of the u.s. citizen. >> reporter: a group called al shin on claimed responsibility, a group the state department recognized as ties to al-qaeda. this is the first time the group has struck outside the home of somalia and that has american intelligence officials worried. they've become concerned somalia could be a breeding ground for terrorist. they want to overthrow the current somali government and replace it with muslim regime. and they use militants who fought in iraq, afghanistan to train them. and henn is the only u.s. citizen killed in the attacks but there is also talk of five other americans in the blast. joel brown, 9 news now. >>> a 16-year-old girl from ellicott, maryland is among those. emily kerstetter was with a group. the group was scheduled to return to the u.s. today. >>> cindy sheehan's bench trial begins today in d.c. superior court. she was among 8 anti war protestors arrested on march 20th after laying coffins at a white house fence. her son was killed in iraq back in 2004. she gained national attention after staging a prolonged d
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Jul 30, 2010 6:00pm EDT
u.s. troops since the war beban there nine years ago. the death toll now is at 66 and that breaks a record set just last month of 670 u.s. deaths. >>> commanders warn that casualty numbers might climb even higher. president obama has ordered 30,000 more troops to afghanistan to help to turn the tide against taliban fighters. >>> back here at home, a big salute for casualties of that war. walter reed army medical center posted a purple heart ceremony for three soldiers from connecticut, virginia and washington. they were injured supporting combat operations in afghanistan. >> a confession from behind bars. the young sniper lee boyd malvo now says he and john muhammad committed twice as many shootings but is there any truth to his new confession. 9 news now investigates up next. to help avoid dental problems i give patients act restoring mouthwash. act kills germs, restores minerals strengthens enamel. act restoring-- for strong teeth act now. >>> the young viced sniper who terrorized the area in 2002 in a killing spree that left ten people dead now boasts that he and his accomplice s
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Jul 29, 2010 6:30pm EDT
. today, pentagon officials in effect accused wikileaks and its source within the u.s. military of murder. >> the truth is, they might already have on their hands the blood of some young soldier or that of an afghan family. >> reporter: in what appears to be an attempt to build a criminal case against julian assange, the head of wikileaks, secretary gates asked the director of the f.b.i. to join the investigation. >> the battlefield consequences of the release of these documents are potentially severe and dangerous for our troops, our allies, and afghan partners. >> reporter: the documents reveal the names of afghans who provided intelligence to the u.s. their lives are now in danger. and their exposure will send a chill through anyone else thinking of helping >> will people whose lives are on the line trust us to keep their identity secret? >> reporter: the documents also provide a road map to the american military's tactics. this, for instance, is a moment-by-moment log of what u.s. troops did after specialist bowe bergdahl was captured by the taliban. the damage could get worse. >> it
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Jul 13, 2010 4:00am EDT
moratorium on deep water oil drilling off the u.s. coastline. the new ban would run until november 30th if it gets legal challenges. federal courts rejected the administration's first drilling moratorium. >>> it does appear a deadly shooting rampage in new mexico was triggered by a child custody battle. it began outside a factory in albuquerque. robert reza shot and wounded his girlfriend and then entered the plant where he killed two two and wounded tleed more before taking his own life. he fired up to 25 shots. his girlfriend is in critical condition. >>> now to the controversial diabetes drug avandia. today aen appeal begins two days of hearings on whether to pull the medication off the market. numerous studies have linked avandia to increased risk of heart attack and stroke. armen keteyian reports. >> we started her on avandia -- >> reporter: for dr. mary money, the medical alarm first is sounded in her office 11 years ago. shortly after this country doctor first started prescribing a new diabetes drug. >> avandia has helped keep my blood sugar down for about a year now. >> the
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Jul 6, 2010 6:00pm EDT
and bring you more informs as soon as it becomes available. >>> president obama tells the u.s. israeli bond unbreakable. he and israeli prime minister met face-to-face in the oval officed today, talk about the peace process. it is their second meeting in four months. most analysts say that their first meeting went badly. but this time, both sides made it clear that peace is their goal and their alliance is strong. >> i'm committed to the peace. and this peace will better the lives of israelis of palestinians, and it will certainly change our region. >> israel also wants something. they want the u.s. to put more effort into stopping iran's nuclear program. they see it as a serious threat to its security. >>> the u.s. justice department made good on a promise. they filed a lawsuit, challenging the constitutionality of arizona's new law targeting illegal immigrants. that suit was filed in u.s. district court in phoenix on tuesday. president obama called the state's law misguided. supporters say that it's a reasonable reaction to the inaction on illegal immigration. >>> queen elizabeth is
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Jul 6, 2010 4:00am EDT
roadside bomb on monday in different parts of the country. in fact, several bombs. 14 u.s. and international troops have been killed in afghanistan so far this month. >>> israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu meets with president obama at the white house this morning. netanyahu left israel last night. but before leave, netanyahu endorsed a u.s. proposal for direct peace talks with the palestinians. the two leaders are expected to discuss the israeli black kad of the gaza strips. >>> stocks in asia made a modest recovery this morning. ashley morrison joins us in new york. >> reporter: good morning. well, asian markets finally climbed back out of the red after gains in chinese stocks. the nikkei rose 0.75% while the hang seng was also up. wall street gets back to work today after the long holiday weekend with stocks knocking on a bear market. last week the dow lost 457 points, that's a 4.5% drop. the nasdaq also gave back almost 6%. >>> a new report predicts job hire management second half of 2010 will be much like the first half. moderate, but consistent. 41% of businesses s
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Jul 18, 2010 7:00pm EDT
. ( gunfire ) this was golf company last summer, pushing into part of afghanistan never occupied by u.s. troops. they were ambushed repeatedly by the taliban, the enemy that carries the name of the fundamentalist islamic government overthrown in the u.s. invasion after 9/11. but the enemy isn't one force; "taliban" is a catch-all for a collection of tribes and warlords. some are religious extremists, some are drug traffickers, and in golf company's area, many are locals fighting for money. golf company set up in koshtay, a village in helmand province near pakistan. it's a strange twist of history that golf company's area used to be called "little america." in the 1950s, a massive u.s. foreign aid project dug the canals that now feed half the world's heroin poppies and shoulder-high marijuana, both prime sources of taliban cash. >> lieutenant dan o'hara: ask them if they heard the rocket shot from out here earlier. >> pelley: golf company covers just a few square miles. the job is to push the taliban out and stay in place. second lieutenant dan o'hara from chicago is a platoon leader. >>
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Jul 25, 2010 11:00pm EDT
>>> the taliban says tonight one of two missing u.s. navy man is dead. the other is being held captive. the two sailors went missing friday after they ran into taliban fighters on their way back to their military base. u.s. admiral mike mullin would not comment on the claim but said a massive search is still underway to find the missing sailors. >> we'll do everything we can. we have a large number of forces focused on the return of these two individuals. >> the sale lores' cap -- sailors' capture comes to a weekend when at least five u.s. troops have been killed in separate bomb attacks. >>> a change in leadership is about to occur at b.p. ceo tony hayward could be gone as early as tomorrow, monday. b.p.'s board of director is said to meet tomorrow morning. analysts say his departure is critical to u.s. relationship. >> the company cannot continue in its present state in america, and the only way of giving itself a fighting chance is to get rid of the boss. >> it won't leave empty hand. hayward is expected to receive a severance and pension package worth $17 million. managing
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Jul 29, 2010 4:00am EDT
, including trying to sell or trade an appointment to president obama's former u.s. senate seat. before instructing the jury yesterday, the judge said he did not expect a quick verdict. >>> and today president obama appears where no president has before. daytime television. mr. obama taped his appearance on "the view" wednesday. he answered questions from the five hosts of the show and started with some jokes. >> i was trying to find a show that michelle actually watched. and so i thought, this is it right here. >> this is one of our favorite shows. >> all those new shows she's like, let me get the clicker. >> come on, michelle obama, you have to watch this show at least. the president said the country had gone through, quote, a tough stretch since he came to office. he said his administration is trying to create jobs. he also urged the senate to pass a package of tax cuts and loan relief for small businesses. >>> well, some long, private papers of president franklin roosevelt are now in the national archives. they include a 1933 letter of congratulations from italian dictator mussolini
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Jul 8, 2010 12:00pm EDT
back to moscow. >> reporter: the case is big news in russia. >> russia and the u.s. in an international spy swap. >> reporter: sources say negotiations is underway for a trade and u.s. officials want the defendants to make some admission of guilt. randall pinkston, cbs news, new york. >>> three suspects al-qaeda members are in jail. they were arrested this morning in norway. u.s. officials say that they were hatching a bombing plot, similar to an attack planned for the new york subways. that one was thwarted. attorney general eric holder says it is one of the most serious plots since 9/11 and a similar failed plot on england was revealed yesterday. >>> right now, police are searching for two missing tourists in philadelphia. but not without the divers. the victims fell in to the delaware river yesterday. 37 people were on board an amphibious vehicle known as a duck boat. it stalled in the water, and it collided with a barge. 35 people were rescued, thanks to the quick action by first responders. however, hope is fading for the two missing victims. >> the vehicle is laying
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Jul 14, 2010 4:30am EDT
back on u.s. soil. he was deported after pleading guilty to a minor efence, illegal entry into the country. that charge carries a $300 fine and deportation. the 19-year-old has been on the run for two years. he faces multiple burglary and theft charges in several u.s. cities. >>> four new orleans police officers have officially been accused of shooting and killing two unarmed people days after hurricane katrina in 2005. five former cops have pleaded guilty to helping covering up the shootings on the bridge. >> one local community is no longer on top when it comes to business. >>> wall street looks forward to the possibility of yet another winning day. 4:39 is our time, you are watching "9 newses" now. >>> right now -- an earlier manhole fire. >>> it is time for the first living smart story of the morning. >>> later today, wall street could be saying thank you to intel. after the bell, the chip maker turned in quarterly sales and that has sent markets higher around the world. checking where our market starts this morning, the dow stands at 10,363 after adding 146 points. nasdaq was
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Jul 2, 2010 6:00pm EDT
down. thank you. >>> for a third time this year a u.s. marine has been killed in baltimore. 26-year-old man from new orleans was celebrating his deployment to afghanistan in an after hours club downtown. a fight broke out in the area known as the block and the marine was shot to death on the dance floor. police say they have not recovered a murder weapon and they do not yet have a suspect. >>> an update on the 19-year- old college student from falls church. they visited a business in the fairfax plaza shopping center last sunday around 3:00 p.m. and detectives say she did not appear to be in any stress at the time. but less than an hour later she was found stabbed to death in her car on a one-way service road. fairfax police want anyone with information on the case to give them a call. >>> police in the district are also asking for your help. they want you to take a look at this surveillance video. do you recognize the man on the right? police believe he robbed three shops and this is one of them. armed robbery at an ice cream parlor on florida avenue. contact dc police if you recog
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Jul 30, 2010 11:00pm EDT
will observe regular order and sit down. >> the bill did not pass. >>> the death of six more u.s. troops in afghanistan bring the total for july to at least 66 and that makes it the deadliest month for u.s. forces in the nearly 9-year-old war. casualties may climb even more as forces go on the offensive pushing further into taliban territory. >>> the u.s. soldier from potomac, maryland, charged with leaking military secrets is now sitting in a virginia military jail tonight. private bradley manning was flown from kuwait to a marine base to await trial. he is believed to be responsible for the leak of tens of thousands afghanistan war logs that were posted on a website. also accused of releasing chopper video of a 2007 firefight in baghdad that left two dead. >>> tonight b.p. is scaling back its cleanup operations more than two weeks after stopping the blown out oil well from gushing. according to b.p.'s website more than 40,000 people were employed at one point in response to the spill about three weeks ago. today that number is below 33,000. but local officials worry millions of
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Jul 8, 2010 7:00am EDT
may be sent back home in exchange for prisoners the u.s. wants in return. but can this diplomatic dance be pulled off? >>> her next home. what can lindsay lohan expect when she's locked up for a three-month sentence and will it be enough to make her change her ways? we'll take you inside the los angeles jail where lohan is headed. >>> and run for your life, tyler. our fifth super fan gets a close up look at pamplona's legendary running of the bulls. we'll go live to spain "early" this thursday morning, july 8, we'll go live to spain "early" this thursday morning, july 8, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "the early show" here on a thursday morning. good morning, i'm chris wragge. >> i'm erica hill. we'll update you. yesterday afternoon a terrible accident happening in philadelphia. one of the duck tours, you go through the city and then you go in the water, hit by a barge. here you're looking at exclusive pictures our affiliate in philadelphia has now of this collision. we're going to get a closer look at the accident. to people remain missing this morning so we'll upd
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Jul 4, 2010 10:30am EDT
commander of u.s. forces in afghanistan this weekend but he's not the only vip who spent july 4 in the region. vice president biden made a surprise holiday visit to the troops in iraq where he ran into some top members of the senate armed services committee. we'll talk to one of them, south carolina senator lindsey graham from afghan stan as he gets an update on the war that's not going so well. will that july 2011 gate for the start of withdrawal of u.s. forces really stick? and then we'll turn to the politics of the war. from elena kagan's supreme court confirmation hearing, this week's bad news on the economy and the latest on the battle over immigration with peter baker of the "new york times" and ann corn blut of the "washington post" and jan crawford. first the war in afghanistan on face the nation. captioning sponsored by cbs "face the nation" with cbs news chief washington correspondent bob schieffer. now substituting for bob schieffer, cbs news political analyst john dickerson. >> good morning and welcome to face the nation. senator lindsey graham is with us from kabul, af
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Jul 30, 2010 6:30pm EDT
involving u.s. contractors triggered a street riot in kabul. angry afghans attacked the contractors and set fire to their vehicles as police moved in, firing weapons in the air. at least four afghans were killed, but it's unclear if all died in the accident or in the riot and gunfire that followed. also today, the military reported six more americans were killed in southern afghanistan. that raises the death toll to 66 for july, the worst month of the war for u.s. forces. in war, there are two front-- one where troops face the enemy in battle and one where their loved ones wait and worry that they'll receive the worst kind of news. that's where terry mccarthy takes us tonight in his ongoing series following the third battalion first marine "the thundering 3rd." >> reporter: may 11 this year, a roadside bomb kills marine sergeant kenneth may and corporal jeffrey johnson in garmsir, southern afghanistan. half a day later and halfway around the world in southern california, may's wife, crystal, gets a knock on the door. >> i looked through the peep hole and i saw the marines, and immediate
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Jul 9, 2010 11:00pm EDT
who returned to the u.s. this evening, call ution. the two men were -- us. the two men were part of the biggest spy with russia in the last 25 years and gary nurenberg was there when they touched down in dulles at about 5:30. >> reporter: the airplane that landed at dulles had taken ten russian spies to an airport car mack in austria parked behind a russian plane carrying four accused in the west. it arrived in washington believed to be carrying the two spies. they helped the united states identify russian spies robert hanson and the fbi and aims in the cia. >> in a political sense this is a win-win for both sides. from an intelligence perspective, i think the u.s. did really well. >> reporter: the author of a book about russian espionage says there is no end of spying. >> there is probably more russian espionage in the united states and more in russian that there was in the cold war simply because it's much easier. >> reporter: so the kind of spy swaps we saw today and thought were a part of the cold war past could be part of the future. >> thank you, gary. >>> metropolitan police
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Jul 2, 2010 4:00am EDT
rival gan gangs and those who smuggle illegal immigrantses in to the u.s. it happened in a sparsely populated area where vie value gangs often battle for control of trafficking roots. >>> president obama again called for immigration reform in a speech to latino groups on thursday and republicans again responded by saying the first step must be to secure america's borders. the president also took another shot at arizona's new immigration law scheduled to take effect this month. karen brown reports. >> reporter: this video will help train police in arizona to enforce the state's controversial new immigration law. >> racial profiling was ill legal before this law. nothing will have changed. absolutely nothing. >> reporter: the law requires officers to question people they've stopped if they suspect that person is in the country illegally. there are nearly half a million illegal immigrants in arizona. >> states like arizona have decided to take matters into their own hands. >> reporter: the national outcry over the law in april compelled president to deliver his first speech on immigrat
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Jul 12, 2010 6:30pm EDT
will be taken back to the u.s. to face dozens of charges, but first he'll be arraigned here in the bahamas tomorrow, one day after this nation celebrated its day of independence. colton harris moore can no longer celebrate his. jeff glor, cbs news, nassau. >> couric: movie director roman polanski is a free man tonight. now 76, he fled the u.s. in 1978 after pleading guilty to having sex with a 13-year-old girl. he was arrested last year in switzerland but today the swiss refused to extradite him saying u.s. officials had failed to address defense arguments that polanski had actually served his sentence before he fled. and still ahead here on the "cbs evening news," steve hartman's "assignment america." when it comes to memories, you've got to know how to hold 'em. but up next, haiti's long road back. six months after the quake debris is still everywhere, progress hard to find. stopping. it's not that hard. and only allstate pays you an extra bonus to do it. get one of these every six months you go without an accident. [ judy ] what are you waiting for? call or click today for a fre
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Jul 7, 2010 5:00am EDT
eastern u.s. with the clouds around it. clockwise circulation and the clouds, the ones to the east will be our savior as we get in to tomorrow and thursday. a lot of areas in the 70s but upper 70s and a lot of humidity and haze in the air and not a lot of wind to mix it up. a sticky day. mid-80s by 9:00. upper 90s to near 100. we will hang out at the 100- degree neighborhood for the afternoon. better weather coming. just hang in there for today. code orange air quality and heat advisory until 11:00 p.m. it is 5:30ish. the latest on then wednesday commute. >> i sure do. overall a nice and quiet drive across the viewing area, across virginia, maryland and dc. as we look at 95 and the baltimore washington parkway, nothing but green cars here past 198 to the beltway. we will move it outside and show you the outer loop here in maryland. more volume is building between university and georgia. expect this to slow down in the next hour or so. drive in to dc, no real issues to report. a great live example for you here at pennsylvania and m street. andrea, back to you. >>> our heat alert covers t
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Jul 5, 2010 7:00am EDT
. >>> taking charge. as general david petraeus takes xand command of u.s. and nato fores on the ground in afghanistan, vice president biden makes a surprise visit in iraq. >>> wild horses. tragedy at a holiday parade in iowa after horses break free and trample the crowd, leaving one dead and dozens more injured. >>> and honoring the red, white and blue. ♪ god bless america >> the skies lit up across the fashion as cities and towns celebrated independence day early this monday morning, july celebrated independence day early this monday morning, july 5, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning on this post-holiday monday. i'm erica hill. maggie rodriguez is on maternity leave. >> harry smith is on vacation, i'm chris wragge. you talk about post-holiday weekend, some people are still enjoying it. >> which is nice. >> we'll take a closer look at some holiday celebrations. >>> also, late developments in the case of kyron horman missing now for a month in oregon. we're learning his stepmother had been investigated by child services. we're taking a closer look at that this morning. wher
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Jul 1, 2010 4:30am EDT
silver spring. >>> all business on the floor of the u.s. senate will stop in honor of the late senator robert byrd of west virginia. the body of the late senator will lie in repose in the senate chamber during a special ceremony. a memorial will be held on friday in charleston, west virginia. joe mansion says he won't search for his successor until after next week's burial at arlington national cemetery. >>> the confirmation of supreme court nominee elena kagan is all but assured. elena kagan emerged from three days ouverting by the senate judiciary committee much as she had begun, declaring she would be an independent and impartial judge. some say president obama's nominee to succeed retiring justice john paul stevens is now on track to be the fourth woman in supreme court history. >>> general petraeus has been unanimously confirmed as the next commander of the afghanistan war. he replaces stanley mcchrystal who resigned after criticizing the obama administration in an interview with "rolling stone "magazine. general petraeus' replacement as chief of u.s. central command has not been
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Jul 5, 2010 4:30am EDT
after general mcchrystal was fired and as u.s. troops suffer an increase in tragedies. as tara energy her reports petraeus has one year to begin to turn things around. >> reporter: we're sorry about that. we will have that story later in the newscast. >>> in the news now, vice president joe biden spent his july 4th holiday weekend with troops in iraq and he met with iraqi leaders urging them to move forward in choosing a new government. >>> a bomb scare shut down new york's busy jfk airport last night. hundreds of passengers were in the main terminal when a bomb threat was phoned in. it was checked out and determine there was no bomb. >>> a horse that slipped its bridle was involved in a tragedy. two horses charged down parade routes injuring two dozen people. four people are in critical condition. some of the injure ready children. >>> the nation's largest retailer may be coming to the district soon. and the number one auto manufacturer begins to recall more vehicles. it is 4:37. you are watching 9 news now. we'll be right back. >>> good morning. we are live here at route 50 a
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Jul 24, 2010 11:00pm EDT
eastern shore and atlantic beaches. >>> in other news tonight, two u.s. naviy service members are missing prompting a has save -- a massive air and ground search. the pair may have been killed or captured by the taliban, afghanistan officials say. meantime bombers in southern afghanistan today killed five american troops. four of the victims died in a single blast. [ trumpet playing taps ] >> hundreds of people took part in a ceremony at arlington national ceremony today. the event was part of a weekend of remember brans for families who lost -- rememberer rans for people who lost loves ones. they keep in touch through a computerized gold star registry. weekend events included a dinner at six flags america. >>> ships are heading back to work to contain the oil in the gulf now that tropical storm bonny is gone. dozens of vessels were forced from the area of the broken oil well yesterday as the storm bore down. the temporary cap that contained most of the oil for eight days held during that storm. >> our confidence is increasing that we have better integrity in the well because of t
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Jul 20, 2010 12:00pm EDT
libya. later today, prime minister cameron will meet with u.s. lawmakers who are calling for a full investigation in to what happened. >> a blood money deal is a blood money deal. >> we are going to hold the people accountable in any way we can. >> reporter: while a review could happen, he now lives in libya and there's little chance he'll go back to prison. joel brown, cbs news, the white house. >>> now for the latest on the oil spill, the government says the amount of oil seeping in the gulf of mexico is insignificant. the cap on the blown out b.p. well remains shut for now and the company's plan for finally sealing the hole in the ocean floor is forging ahead. they are taking to the water again for some fishermen but for middle east of them this is the lost summer. >>> california crime solvers is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the murder of a fairfax, virginia man. police are looking for two men who shot and killed the man. he had gone to oakland for a job interview with google but was murdered saturday night. police say the 45-year-old engineer
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Jul 14, 2010 4:00am EDT
scientists who defected to the u.s. is apparently on his way back home this morning. shahram amiri said he can explain everything that's happened to him over the past 14 months. amiri once said he was kidnapped by the cia and then retracted that claim. >>> the so-called barefoot bandit is back in the u.s. colton harris-moore is in miami to face charges for a tro-year of string of thefts and brake-ins. he was captured in the bahamas yesterday and he'll be taken to miami. >>> three troops was killed in afghanistan. a car bomb in kandahar. five afghans were also killed in that attack. >>> on the "cbs moneywatch," markets in asia are up sharply this morning. ashley morrison is in new york with the latest. >> good morning. a huge day in asia. japan's nikkei hit a three-week high. hang seng was up 1%. today wall street gets the latest retail sales numbers. tuesday trong corporate earns helped surge the dow 146 and the nasdaq gained 43. state budget problems and europe's debt crisis has the fed increasingly concerned. what the fed can do to skid mark more growth is up for debate since they've
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Jul 27, 2010 7:00pm EDT
billion tax credit from the u.s. government to cover its own losses. under current u.s. corporate tax law, the company can take credits worth up to 35% of those losses. so what do you think? tax credit means that money comes from some of your tax dollars. share your feelings in mcginty's mail bag. >> a former rival says he is ready to play for the burgundy and gold. hear more from donovan mcnabb a little later. first, grab those four leaf clovers and find out why some say luck saves a driver. that's up next. >>> an 81-year-old woman is recovering tonight after what amounts to a stroke of luck saved her life. virginia state police say she drove off the road in bedford county after getting a cramp in her leg. a man who pulled on to the shoulder happened to see her car at the bottom of an embankment. he pulled off at the right spot. police say she was trapped inside her vehicle for about five hours. >> we talk a lot about the down economy, but that doesn't seem to be keeping folks in arlington from getting out of town. according to a new study by bundle.com, arlington residents spend
CBS
Jul 18, 2010 8:30am EDT
. >> there is aftershocks after every earthquake. >> reporter: u.s. geo scientist is a premier expert on earthquakes. he said there could be more after shocks. although there is a small chance one would cause damage, scientists wouldn't be surprise if there was a 3.0 magnitude aftershock. >> there is a possibility of large aftershock. there could be a possibility of earthquake bigger than first one. >> the earthquake happened three miles underground. >> it went boom, so it slipped probably several inches over the area of the fault and that sudden slipping caused seismic waves to travel out through the rock on all sides. >> this is our earthquake. >> reporter: information gathered today is critical in knowing how the ground shook, how far the tremors were felt and how close it was to the surface. tremors were felt as far away as 100 to 150 miles from the epicenter. the more than 12,000 people who contacted the usgs in reston are helping more than you know. >> the more we know before the next really big catastrophic earthquake, the better off we'll be. we can do work now that can help save
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Jul 4, 2010 11:00pm EDT
celebrate uncle sam's 234th birthday. on the west lawn of the u.s. capital the 30th edition of the capital with an emotional tribute to america's wounded warriors. gladiesglads knight singing. and darius rutger singing as well. there were piano fireworks. reba mcintyre made this 4th of july special. >> reporter: and now you're looking at a live image of the washington monument and as you can see the crowd is pretty much dispersed now the cleanup efforts will begin. i'm sure you want to give a big shout out, andrea, to all of the men and women that made it possible to celebrate to celebrate 4th of july. the first responders kept people safe. the only way that we can do such an accomplishment because of those men and women. >> and the men and women overseas. >>> follow-up to a breaking news story we first told you about at 6:30 p.m. the secret service shut down lafayette park this evening after a man claims he had a bomb in his backpack. turns out he had marijuana. no bomb was ever found. at this point police are not releasing the suspect's name. officials did reopen the park a short time la
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Jul 19, 2010 7:00pm EDT
. the only way he can get it back now is to repay a $3,000 loan to the u.s. embassy. >> now he has to suffer the indignity of having to repay the government for forcing him to do this. it's just not fair. it is un-american. >> reporter: i'm peggy fox in woodbridge where a woman is charged with killing her own father with a prescription drug overdose. now neighbors are suspicious about her mother's death. >> i don't know what to say. that's shocking. >> a few people were surprised their former neighbor, 53-year- old patricia blevins is charged with murdering her father. >> she shook up to neighborhood so to speak. >> reporter: police say they found high levels including crushed tablets of the generic form of zoloft in his body. he had heart and lung conditions and was not prescribed the antidepressant. the drug was the same one she was involved in a conviction of bring fraud. >> the fact there was so many pills in his system there is an indication that he was forced to use these or the drugs were given to him against his knowledge. >> reporter: i'm scott broom in largo where police con
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Jul 16, 2010 4:00am EDT
leak in u.s. history has stopped, at least for now. take a look at this. this is a live picture in something we haven't seen in fearly three months. bp's latest containment cap is holding and oil is no longer gushing into the gulf of mexico, but the a temporary fix and a lot of work remains. tara mergener is in washington joining us live. good morning, tara. >> reporter: good morning, betty. as you said, this fix is not permanent but there is a big sense of relief this morning, albeit, a cautious one. bp's latest fix appears to be doing its job, at least for now. >> i think everyone feels we've begun to turn a corner. >> reporter: for the first time thursday the company managed to block the flow of oil with a new tighter fitting cap. it's what gulf coast residents have been waiting fearly three months for. >> that's part of the problem is over. >> reporter: no one is sell braying just yet. engineers must closely monitor the pressure buildup to make sure the well stays intact and no new leaks erupt. >> once we're convinced it can withstand the pressure we will consider shutting in t
CBS
Jul 30, 2010 5:00pm EDT
blast kills three more americans in afghanistan today. that makes july the deadliest month for u.s. forces since the war began nine years ago. 66 service members have been killed this month in afghanistan, breaking the record set last month when 60 americans died. u.s. and alternate commanders warn casualties may climb as forces go on the offensive pushing further in to taliban territory and taking the fight to the enemy. >>> the u.s. soldier from potomac, maryland charged with leaking military secrets is in a virginia military jail. the private manning was flown from -- flown from kuwait to quantico to await trial. she believed to be responsible for the leak of tens of thousands of war logs that were posted on the wikileaks website. >>> the u.s. embassy in paris says two employees are undergoing medical tests after handling a suspicious letter. while they are being tested, french authorities are at the embassy trying to get a handle on what happened. an embassy spokesman says the employees in the mail room identified a suspicious letter and french authorities were summoned to exam
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Jul 4, 2010 9:00am EDT
>> reporter: diplomacy never sounded so good. when the u.s. government really wants to wow people overseas, they'll send in the band. are there times when a musician can do your job better than you can? >> well, i think that there are certainly times when music conveys american values better than a speech. >> reporter: america's musical ambassadors later on sunday morning. >> osgood: frame to frame is a holiday look at a greatly loved american artist. and the inspiration he provided to a pair of film makers. rita braver will be tracking the connections. >> reporter: when you compare this 1935 norman rockwell painting to a shot of indiana jones, you begin to understand george lucas and steven spielberg's fascination with the artist's work. >> he got a rockwell so i went out and got a bigger rockwell. >> then i went out and go two more. >> reporter: later on sunday morning, making magic on canvas and at the movies. >> osgood: citizen lear is the man behind several classic tv comedies and a man who takes our declaration of independence very much to heart. bill whitaker this morning will be pa
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Jul 14, 2010 5:00pm EDT
seat ten rows up, it was $5. >> reporter: kim palmer, senior editor for u.s. news and world report said it's not easy to avoid fees. >> you don't often realize until you get to the airport. >> reporter: to learn the rules of the runway, visit your carrier's website and go to a customer service or travel section to read the policies. on united cite, some of the biggest fees after baggage are for food. >> snack offerings for $7 each. so with that information you might want to bring your own food. >> reporter: blocking a flight through a real person on u.s. airways will cost you. >> they're adding $25 per ticket to purchase the reservations. >> reporter: palmer said dealer comparison sites like kayak have made it the best deal on airfares. >> the first bag is $25 and you get a free snack or drink. >> reporter: and don't count on just the advertised price. >> that's just the beginning of the frees and that leaves out a big chunk. >> reporter: unites does tell you this flight from $543 from d.c. to denver leaves out baggage fees, food or other items you might need. >> it's not fair to p
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Jul 12, 2010 6:00am EDT
the news now, the 19-year- old known as the barefoot bandit could be extradited back to the u.s. this week. cole on the harris moore was arrested in the bahamas yesterday. he escaped from a halfway house in 2008 and is suspected of stealing cars, boats and planes. >>> inspectors are checking out a roller coaster at a baton rouge, louisiana amusement park. a woman reportedly fell from the coaster an died on sunday. the ride is temporarily closed. >>> a unique location to see a rare sight. easter island, one of the best places to watch a full eclipse of the sun. it is one of the few places you could even see it yesterday and it lasted for about four minutes. devon lucie is here with our weather forecast. >> good morning. >> did you have a good weekend. >> pretty good weekend. tip cal july. and we may have a couple of thunderstorms. >> did you have a good weekend. >> i thought you were asking me about the weekend. >> no, how was your weekend. >> these stupid things in the ears i can't hear. i have small ears any way. today is what i think most of us are concerned with is the next t
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Jul 2, 2010 5:00pm EDT
another 20 grand and phony passports inside a second box. the third suspected spy was in the u.s. on a work visa that has since been revoked. inside his home agents found computer equipment capable of "communication." according to the documents he received $5000 from a russian agent last saturday and dropped it in an arlington park. it was all caught on tape. >> we don't know how successful they were at doing that. >> reporter: russian spy expert and author saying it is still unclear what information these deep cover agents were after and why. still, he says, it proves the russians long obsession. >> like they had in the cold war and still have. a kind of overvaluing of information that has been gathered by spies. >> reporter: we can tell you inside this letter it also states that the defendants, the couple living in arlington. since that arrest they have been trying to get family members to stay with family in russia. if convicted they face 25 years in prison. all three suspects will be back in court wednesday morning. >> wow. thank you so much. >>> some bright spots and some clouds i
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Jul 31, 2010 8:00am EDT
. >>> the month ending today, the deadliest yet for u.s. forces in the war in afghanistan. since thursday, roadside bombs and other attacks have killed six u.s. service members pushing the total in july to a record 66. u.s. commanders say casualties are increasing because more troops are in combat and meeting stiff resistance from the taliban. >>> and don't go in the water in chatham, massachusetts. officials closed five miles of south beach to swimming friday after great white sharks were seen just offshore. "the boston globe" estimates one was 14 feet long and weighed 1500 pounds. it was the third great white sighting in those waters of the week. those are the headlines at this hour. time for another check of the weather with lonnie quinn, standing by outside our own great white shark. "the early show." >> you know, the great white sharks in chatham yet "jaws" was filmed in martha's vineyard. go figure. we have george in the house and the iowa hawkeyes and nebraska cornhuskers saying hello to new hampshire, chris wragge's home. i think the new hampshire wildcats i'm told. let's
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Jul 15, 2010 5:00pm EDT
financial reform since the great depression. the u.s. senate gave final approval today to the landmark legislation that is intended to protect borrowers from lending abuses. that measure gives the government the power to seize large troubled financial firms. the bill goes to president obama for his signature. >>> we have a consumer alert about crib safety. the government proposed new rules this week that would ban the sale of drop-side cribs. they call for stronger mattresses, sturdier hardware and the standard is likely to take effect next year. and just today the consumer product safety commission recalled 82,000 dropside cribs made by pottery barn kids. the sides can detach and children can suffocate or become entrapped. 32 children have died in drop- side cribs since 2000. >>> time to check out the evening rush with patranya in the traffic center. >> a travel alert for the west side of the capital beltway. right now slow from route 7 all the way to the mormon temple. you're looking at half an hour delay to factor a commute time accordingly this evening. on i-95 in virginia, seeing
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Jul 16, 2010 5:00am EDT
of this and we are getting calls from all over the region and we are monitoring the u.s. geological survey. we haven't seen anything pop up yet. we are monitoring it and watching it. good news it was a very small tremor. we will watch it and continue to monitor it. no damage reported. i don't think it will be a big deal but something to talk about through the morning. everything is okay. no need to worry. get to the three-day forecast. it is all about the heat. jump in to that. heat advisory in affect at 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. i touched upon this with the news yesterday that i might have to bring rain chance up a little bit. maybe taking them away on saturday. that's what i did yesterday. saw the signs that were starting to reinforce the front moving through earlier. not much relief behind the front. fog in some areas. not as thick as yesterday. in the 70s to lower to mid 880s before we know it. heat advisory in affect today. slightest chance of an isolated storm. i need to stick that in. partly cloudy and hot and humid as we go in to saturday. i will show you where i think the
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Jul 6, 2010 5:00am EDT
in an air conditioned place, log on to our website at u.s. a wusa. the heat alert story with a list of cooling centers is on the front page. >>> it is tough enough just walking around in the heat but what if you are wearing a fire suit in carrying loads of gear. dc firefighters can wear shorts a the station but have to put on the full suits to respond to calls and the number of calls goes up in heat like this. >> we have 60 to 75-pounds of equipment on that protects us from the heat but also keeps us very hot so we have to pay close attention to that. >> reporter: dc fire and ems safety officers report the fire scenes to keep watch on their crews. normally firefighters might fight flames 15 to 20 minutes but in temperatures like these the time is usually kept under ten minutes. >>> 18 people are out of their homes after a fire we told you about during this hour yesterday. neighbors called for help when they spotted flames on the roof at 10 rhode island avenue. the fire spread to two adjacent homes. some 100 firefighters worked to douse the flames. an investigation is underway in to
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Jul 13, 2010 6:00pm EDT
appetite as the u.s. tabloids have, they are am tears compared to the brits. somebody counted at his press conference today, there were 17 questions relating to tiger's infidelity, divorce, or his other personal turmoil. and tiger responded with a very british stiff upper lip. >> i'm trying to become a better person each and every day, and i'm still trailing golf tournaments while becoming a better person. that starts with one day at a time. as far as everything else, everyone is entitled to their opinion. >> back home, the wizards signed their first free agent, veteran big man and former houston rocket, hilton arm strong. he has one verison center memory already, from when his yukon team was bounced in the elite 8 in 2006. meanwhile, a double-double for john wall in his second summer league game with the wizards. ten assists for the number one pick as the wizards crushed the clippers. he did turn the ball over eight times. he is going to have to clean that up. run. run. >> oh, here he comes. >> widen out, he's here. he was running. >> there he is. >> you have your zones? >> all six
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Jul 28, 2010 4:30am EDT
for tourism. the head of the u.s. travel association says lost tourism could cost the gulf coast $23 billion the next three years. he proposed to congress set aside money for a marketing campaign to bring visitors back to the gulf. >>> the white house is planning changes for the mortgage system. they are holding a conference to discuss the future of fannie mae and freddie mac. they own or guarantee half of all mortgages in the united states. the two companies had to be bailed out during the financial melt down and cost taxpayers $145 billion so far. >>> general motors put a price tag on the new electric car, the chevy volt will cost this, get this, $41,000, but a federal tax credit cuts the price by $7,000. chevy is take atlantic orders for the volt. it runs on battery power with a small gas engine. >>> for more tips, log on to wusa9.com. click on the news tab and then select "living $mart." $mart. >>> still to come on 9 news now, as you get up, wake up and get your kids ready for the morning, why doctors say you may want to help them with those contact lenses. i can see howard. >>>
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